Best Adventure Movies of 1987


The Brave Little Toaster

7.3/10 IMDB

A group of dated appliances find themselves stranded in a summer home that their family had just sold decide to, a la The Incredible Journey, seek their young 8 year old "master". Children's film which on the surface is a frivolous fantasy, but with a dark subtext of abandonment, obsolescence, and loneliness.

Starring: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Phil Hartman, Deanna Oliver, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft, Joe Ranft, Judy Toll, Wayne Kaatz, Colette Savage ..
Directed by: Jerry Rees
Release date: 1987-07-09

The Principal

6.3/10 IMDB

Burglary. Drugs. Assault. Rape. The students at Brandel High are more than new Principal Rick Latimer bargained for. Gangs fight to control the school using knives - even guns - when they have to. When Latimer and the head of security try to clean up the school and stop the narcotics trade, they run up against a teenage mafia. A violent confrontation on the campus leads to a deadly showdown with the drug dealer's gang, and one last chance for Latimer to save his career... and his life.

Starring: James Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Sean Michael Allen, Kelly Jo Minter, J.J. Cohen, Michael Wright, Reggie Johnson ..
Directed by: Christopher Cain
Release date: 1987-09-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1987 : The Treasure of the Golden Suns

The Treasure of the Golden Suns

8.4/10 IMDB

When Donald Duck's nephews are sent to live with their Uncle Scrooge, they discover a model ship that contains a map to a treasure.

Release date: 1987-01-01

American Ninja 2: The Confrontation

4.9/10 IMDB

On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Larry Poindexter, Gary Conway, Jeff Celentano, Michelle Botes, Mike Stone, Len Sparrowhawk, Jonathan Pienaar, Bill Curry ..
Directed by: Sam Firstenberg
Release date: 1987-05-01

Made in U.S.A.

5.4/10 IMDB

Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman.

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Chris Penn, Lori Singer, Judith Baldwin, Jacqueline Murphy, Marji Martin, Tiny Wells, Frank Beddor, Dean Paul Martin ..
Directed by: Ken Friedman
Release date: 1987-05-14

Jaws: The Revenge

3.0/10 IMDB

After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Michael Caine, Karen Young, Judith Barsi, Lynn Whitfield, Mitchell Anderson, Jay Mello, Cedric Scott ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1987-07-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1987 : Sweet Revenge

Sweet Revenge

4.0/10 IMDB

Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that she has escaped, she seeks revenge on Ciero

Starring: Nancy Allen, Ted Shackelford, Martin Landau, Sal Landi, Michele Little, Gina Gershon ..
Directed by: Mark Sobel
Release date: 1987-02-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1987 : Double Target

Double Target

4.8/10 IMDB

Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others watching who believe O’Keeffe is in the country to spy on them and they want him dead! He takes a deal from the State Department to gather information on their behalf and if successful he will be allowed to claim his son and take him back to the United States. It won’t be easy though. Svenson plays the angry Russian commander who is hell-bent on destroying the American hero!

Starring: Miles O'Keeffe, Bo Svenson, Donald Pleasence, Kristine Erlandson, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, Luciano Pigozzi, Massimo Vanni ..
Directed by: Bruno Mattei
Release date: 1987-06-11
Best Adventure Movies of 1987 : The Jewel of the Gods

The Jewel of the Gods

4.5/10 IMDB

While doing field work in Australia's Gibson Desert, Snowy Grinder meets up with a wierdo named Archie. Together they set off to find the missing Dr. Jim Hartwell and Monomotapa, the Palace of Purple Diamonds.

Starring: Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Joe Ribeiro, Joe Stewardson, Richard Cox, Lucas Baloyi, David Sherwood, Bill Flynn, Fanyana H. Sidumo, Peter Krummeck ..
Directed by: Robert Van der Coolwijk
Release date: 1987-11-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1987 : The Highwayman

The Highwayman

6.1/10 IMDB

A government agent in a supertruck named "Stealth" that is loaded with ultra-high-tech weapons and a helicopter travels the highways, fighting evil.

Starring: Sam Jones, Claudia Christian, John Quade, Paul Drake, G. Gordon Liddy, Michael Berryman, Branscombe Richmond, Stan Egi, Jimmy Smits, Theresa Saldana ..
Directed by: Douglas Heyes
Release date: 1987-09-20

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